At the end of last week, I posted this picture to Twitter and Facebook, and on Twitter it kind of took off.
On the left: the 2nd and 3rd editions of “CSS: The Definitive Guide”. On the right, a single copy of the fourth edition. 😳
My intent in posting it was to say, in not nearly so many words, “Look at how CSS has dramatically expanded its capabilities since the previous edition, and wow, I can’t believe Estelle and I did that much work!” I know we have 280 characters now, but I try not to blog places other than, well, my actual blog. (Welcome!)
The Twitter reaction was…interesting. And by interesting, I really do mean interesting. There were the people who responded with excitement and anticipation—thanks to you all!—but a whole lot of people who said, in effect, “This is what’s wrong with front end, all this accelerating complexity.”
... read the whole story at meyerweb.com.